Saudi Arabia to assume presidency of UNRWA Advisory Commission

August 10, 2008

Saudi Arabia will assume the presidency of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Advisory Commission for 2010-2011.

In addition, the Kingdom will hold the vice presidency of the Advisory Commission in 2009-2010.

Saudi Arabia will be the first Arab donor state to assume the presidency of the UNRWA Advisory Commission.